Impaired Water - Lake Superior (Lake Superior)
Douglas County, Wisconsin
LS01, LS03, LS04, LS05, LS06, LS07, LS08, LS09, LS15
2751220
0.00 - 186.01
186.01
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Lake Superior has fish consumption advisories for PCBs, Mercury, and PFOS. These listings were added in the 1998, 2006, and 2021 cycles respectively.
Listing Details
Pollutant
PFOS
Listed For
Impairments
PFOS Contaminated Fish Tissue
Current Use
Listing Status
Addition
Attainable Use
Priority
Low
Designated Use
303(d) ID
2022-118
Listing Date
4/1/2022
Impaired Water Notes
Recent sampling by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows elevated PFOS in fish tissue.
Date
10/13/2021

 
Pollutant
Mercury
Listed For
Impairments
Mercury Contaminated Fish Tissue
Current Use
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Priority
Low
Designated Use
303(d) ID
599
Listing Date
4/1/2006
 
Pollutant
PCBs
Listed For
Impairments
PCBs Contaminated Fish Tissue
Current Use
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Priority
Low
Designated Use
303(d) ID
599
Listing Date
4/1/1998